Burdensome vs Confusing - What's the difference?

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Burdensome is a related term of confusing.


As adjectives the difference between burdensome and confusing

is that burdensome is of or like a burden; arduous or demanding while confusing is difficult to understand; not clear as lacking order, chaotic etc.

As a verb confusing is

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burdensome

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or like a burden; arduous or demanding
  • * 1748 , , Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of morals , London: Oxford University Press (1973 ed.), ยง 6:
  • . . . reap a pleasure from what, to the generality of mankind, may seem burdensome and laborious.

    Synonyms

    * (of or like a burden) arduous, demanding, exacting, onerous, taxing

    confusing

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • difficult to understand; not clear as lacking order, chaotic etc
  • Several sections in that book are really confusing .

    Verb

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